Specialty Agriculture Internship

Date: 
Posting End Date:  Oct. 30, 2020
Location: 

US

Company:  Everris NA Inc
Job Description

ICL is a global leader in the Bromine, Potash, Phosphates and Innovative Ag Solutions markets. More than 11,000 talented employees across 30 countries in 5 continents work tirelessly to support humanity’s most crucial needs. Our employees are helping to feed the world’s growing population and provide better and safer industrial solutions that improve quality of life and even save lives. 

 

Scope: The successful applicant will be immersed in numerous areas of business within ICL Specialty Fertilizers, a leading manufacturer of plant nutrient products for professional growers. They will assist with a variety of projects in product development, improvement, production, and promotion, as well as customer communications and sales initiatives related to specialty crops (potatoes, tomatoes, vegetables and orchard crops). This position will provide the opportunity to interact with some of the best professionals throughout the business including sales, marketing, communications, technical service, research, operations, and corporate support personnel. 

 

Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

  • Identify opportunities to develop and coordinate projects to improve product sheets, sales collateral, and web content
  • Assist with new product development and improvements as well as collect and assess trial data
  • Perform on-site testing including collecting samples for nutrient (soil and tissue) analysis and judging plant response to fertilizer treatments
  • Collect and compile competitive data and validate value equations for ICL products
  • Shadow and assist Marketing, Communications, Production, and Customer Service professionals as well as Territory Managers in the field (MI, WI)
  • Present assigned topic at end of term to the Specialty Agriculture Management Team

 

Experience/Skills Required: 

  • Currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Agriculture Business, Crop & Soil Sciences, Horticulture or a related science
  • Completed sophomore year in college
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels within the organization
  • Highly motivated and eager to learn
  • PC literate; able to successfully work within Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Valid driver’s license and proven safe driving record
  • Able and willing to travel overnight and relocate for the term of the internship 
     
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